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Agenda for Newport City Council Meeting on September 16th

Due to technical issues, Newport City Council was forced to reschedule their Regular Council Meeting that was set for 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 9th to 6:30 pm on Wednesday, September 16th.

Newport Canvassing Authority sets ballot order for Newport City Council, Newport School Committee races...

Newport Canvassing Authority held a lottery this afternoon to determine the position upon the November 3, 2020, General Election ballot of the names of the candidates for the Newport City Council AtLarge,...

Newport City Council meeting scheduled for this evening has been canceled, rescheduled for September...

If you were planning on spending your Wednesday night participating in or watching the virtual Newport City Council Meeting, you have the night off. Tom Shevlin, Communications Officer for...

LIVE ON WUN – VIDEO: Newport City Council Meeting (Sept. 9)

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will meet for a regular Council meeting on Wednesday at 6:30 pm virtually. UPDATE: 4:27 pm - Tom...

Live on WUN – Video: What’s Up Newp live with results, updates

What's Up Newp's Ryan Belmore and Frank Prosnitz will go live beginning at 8 pm this evening to bring you the latest news and results from the polls, discuss the local races,...

LIVE ON WUN: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Briefing (Sept. 9)

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, September 9th to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.
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Portion of Bellevue Avenue will be closed on Wednesday

On Wednesday, September 9, 2020, National Grid Gas will again be conducting required maintenance on the natural gas line on Bellevue Ave at John Street, according to Newport Police Department.

Live on WUN: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Briefing (Sept. 4)

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a COVID-19 press briefing on Friday, September 4th at 1 pm to provide an update on reopening schools.

City of Newport: Easton’s Beach moves into the shoulder season

As the summer season comes to a close, the City of Newport is reminding residents that parking enforcement will remain in effect at Easton’s Beach through Oct. 31st. Beachgoers...

Live On WUN: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Briefing (Sept. 3)

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a COVID-19 press briefing on Thursday, September 3rd at 1 pm to provide an update on reopening schools.

Live On WUN: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Briefing (Sept. 2)

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a COVID-19 press briefing on Wednesday, September 2nd at 1 pm to provide an update on reopening schools.

Live on WUN: Newport City Council Workshop – COVID-19 Crisis Update (Sept. 2)

Newport, RI - Newport City Council will meet virtually for a workshop on Tuesday, September 2nd at 4:30 pm to receive a COVID-19 crisis update from City Manager Joe Nicholson.

City of Newport launches new mobile parking app

Newport residents and visitors have a new way to pay for parking as the City of Newport on Monday announced that the debut of a new citywide contactless mobile payment application.

Live on WUN: Governor Raimondo’s COVID-19 Press Briefing (Sept. 1)

Governor Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health will host a COVID-19 press briefing on Tuesday, September 1st at 1 pm to provide an update on reopening schools. Today's briefing, which...

Live on WUN: A conversation with Dylan Conley, democratic candidate for R.I. Congressional District...

Dylan Conley, Democratic candidate for Rhode Island Congressional District 2, will join What’s Up Newp at 12 pm on Tuesday, September 1st to chat about his campaign and to answer and address...

Live on WUN: Newport School Committee Special Meeting

Newport School Committee will host a special meeting at 5 pm on Monday, August 31st to discuss the approval of the Superintendent's Contract. The School Committee may convene in Executive Session and...

Live on WUN: Governor Raimondo COVID-19 Press Briefing (Aug. 31)

Governor Gina Raimondo will host a press briefing today at 1 pm to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island. Today is the big day that we expect to learn in...

State confirms EEE-positive deer; Rhode Island’s first positive EEE finding in a mammal in...

PROVIDENCE – The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM) and Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today are confirming this year’s first positive detection of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in a...

Governor Raimondo convenes Municipal Resilience Task Force, will support cities, towns as they build...

At the request of the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns, Governor Gina M. Raimondo announced today that she is convening a Municipal Resilience Task Force. Bringing together municipal, state and...

Live on WUN: Newport City Council Meeting (August 26)

Newport City Council will host a virtual Council Meeting this evening at 6:30 pm. Recommendations on Short-Term Traffic Solution, an ordinance on Special parking limits during certain hours on certain streets, and...

Newport Councilor takes issue with publication of campaign finance records

When WhatsUpNewp published a story recently listing campaign funds available for each of the City Council candidates, it did so only as a matter of information. The figures came...

Watch: A conversation with Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendant of Newport Public Schools (Aug. 24...

Colleen Burns Jermain, Superintendant of Newport Public Schools, will join us for a live video interview at 3:30 pm on Monday, August 24th and at 3:30 pm on Monday, August 31st to...

Watch: Governor Raimondo’s weekly COVID-19 update (Aug. 24)

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing on Monday at 1 pm to provide an update on COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

Newport PD: National Grid conducting work on Bellevue Avenue on Tuesday

On Tuesday, August 25, 2020, National Grid Gas will be conducting required maintenance on the natural gas line on Bellevue Ave between Pelham Street and Memorial Blvd, according to the Newport Police...

Obituary for Deanne Louise Crawford

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Deanne passed of a non-Covid related disease in Mesa, AZ on July 26, 2020. She fought valiantly to overcome her illness...